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UF researchers say surgical breast biopsies overused in Florida

Your doctor breaks the horrible news to you: You may have breast cancer. It hits you like a brick and then you begin thinking about all the surgical procedures and radiation you will have to undergo in order to try and beat the cancer. But, what if there was an option to help you avoid unecessary surgical breast biopsies? University of Florida researchers at Shands Hospital have an important message for women facing breast biopsies. Dr. Stephen Grobmyer, Associate Professor of Surgery at UF, says invasive surgeries can be limited by an equally effective procedure called a needle biopsy. He spoke with WUFT’s Laura McKeeman.

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Huffington Post to grow with AOL acquisition

AOL will by the Huffington Post in a $315 million deal that will close by the end of the year. The Post is currently one of the top current events and global news sites, and co-founder Arianna Huffington will now work on AOL’s management team. Stephanie Brown spoke with University …

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UF faculty member safe in Cairo

As Americans watch the drama play out in Egypt, some University of Florida faculty members have more than a passing interest in the events. Rasha Kamhawi is an assistant professor of telecommunication in the UF Collge of Journalism and Communications. She has been in Cairo since October of 2010, and …

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UF students from Egypt react to protests abroad

Protests in Egypt began one week ago today, and even thousands of miles away their voices can be heard. With a large international student population, the University of Florida is home to a large Egyptian community which is reaching out to friends and family in the country as often as …

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UF researchers help citrus industry

University of Florida scientists are looking into some ways to improve the citrus industry in Florida and around the world. Recently, they’ve pioneered some progress for oranges in particular. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT FM’s Laura McKeeman brings us more on a first for the citrus industry happening right here in your …

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